International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Dr Vicki Gardiner Ideas Activities
  • RACI IYC Convenor, Royal Australian Chemical Institute Inc
    Hobart TAS 7140, Australia
  • Email
    Tel 0417 454 244
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  • Organizations:

    Royal Australian Chemical Institute Inc
    Marinova Pty Ltd
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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Dr Vicki Gardiner is the Coordinator for the RACI Inc International Year of Chemistry working group. The working group will be coordinating with RACI Branches, Divisions and other stakeholders to deliver the objectives of the International Year of Chemistry throughout Australia using the extensive RACI network.

The RACI Inc represents over 5000 scientists working in chemistry related areas across academia, government and industry sectors. It has 13 discipline aligned Divisions and has Branches in every state and territory in Australia. For more information see the organisation's website

Vicki is the Manager - Innovation and Product Development at Marinova Pty Ltd, an Australian biotechnology company focused on developing innovative medical and nutritional products from marine plants. She is currently the South-Eastern Representative on the RACI Board and will be the Honorary General Secretary from 2010 - 2011.